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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 02:17:05
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds by Brian Harring
1 On 03/13/2012 07:01 PM, Brian Harring wrote:
2 > With respect; you're proposing we go gum up version parsing via
3 > shoving EAPI directly into it. Literally, make what is already a
4 > complex mess, worse. Apply some KISS to your proposal please. ;)
5 >
6 > Just hammering the point home; compatibility *is* complex. Claiming
7 > otherwise is naive. Case in point: your proposal breaks the shit out
8 > of any current-day package manager that saw such a filename.
10 I'm not really interested in GLEP 55 or variants of it. I was just
11 saying that if we do go with a GLEP 55 variant, then I'd prefer one
12 that's similar to the "EAPI in the filename with one-time extension
13 change" option [1]. There are plenty of ways to do that without making
14 it difficult to separate the EAPI from the version part.
16 [1]
18 --
19 Thanks,
20 Zac